Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World that Won’t Stop Talking by Susan Cain: Explores the role introverts play in a world that is geared towards those who enjoy communicating with others and offers practical suggestions at how introverts can make sure their message is heard.
Behind the Beautiful Forevers by Katherine Boo: Examines and provides real-life accounts of urban poor families living in Bombay, India.
Pound Foolish by Helaine Olen: Reveals the unethical machinations of the multi-billion-dollar personal finance industry and its false promises of quick and easy wealth, explaining how everyday investors are routinely misled by self-proclaimed money experts who exploit clients to increase their own wealth.
Mortality by Christopher Hitchens: As he battles esophagal cancer, author Christopher Hitchens reflects on illness and mortality.
In Honor of the Holy Spirit by Cash Luna: Designed as a guide to help the reader better connect with the Holy Spirit.
The Love Dare by Stephen Kendrick: Guides the reader through a 40-day program designed to strengthen and enrich marriage.
The End of Your Life Bookclub by Will Schwalbe: Will Schwalbe shares his experiences with his mother, Mary Anne, when they formed a bond through reading and discussing the books they read during the two years she was being treated for terminal cancer.
Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives by Guy Fieri: Food Network star Guy Fieri takes readers on an American road trip, visiting diners and restaurants along the way and including recipes and historical information about each establishment.
Argo by Antonio Mendez: Relates the true account of the 1979 rescue of six American hostages from Iran. On November 4, 1979, Iranian militants stormed the American embassy in Tehran and captured dozens of American hostages, sparking a 444-day ordeal.
Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail by Cheryl Strayed: Recounts the impact of her mother’s death on her life at age twenty-two and chronicles her experiences after she made the impulsive decision to hike the Pacific Crest Trail from the Mojave Desert all the way into Washington State.